Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

Trip Description

Langtang Gosainkunda Trek is one another most demanded and frequently organized trekking package in Langtang region. Langtang valley is nestled between Langtang Lirung (7,246 m) and Dorje Lakpa (6,966 m) peak and offers you the amazing views of mountains primarily of Langtang Lirung (7,245 m) the highest peaks in the area and a number of small peaks to the south Chimse Danda (ridge), Ganjala Pass (5,122 m), Jugal Himal and Dorje Lakpa (6989 m). It is one of the shortest and best trekking packages as because, you will not only be amazed with fascinating views of mountains but also will explore the holy lake namely the Gosaignkunda located at 4,380 m height and the lifestyle, rituals, and culture of Tamang and Sherpa indigenous community residing alongside of the trail, the Buddhist Gompa (monasteries), Chorten, terraced farm field, steamy forest full of flora and fauna of Langtang National Park which is home of numerous of migratory birds, deer, monkeys Tahr and Pika.

During the trek, you will be amazed with splendid waterfalls, gigantic boulders, unique culture, and lifestyles of Sherpa and Tamang ethnic groups, amazing views of the mountains, incredible landscapes, flora and fauna and many more. You will reach up to the Nepal Tibet (China) border. Langtang Gosainkund trek begins with one day drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi or Dhunchhe. After you get to Syabrubensi, your trail continues through larch and rhododendron forests which is rich in wild flowers and birds, and finally reaches at the holy lake area called Gosaikunda and the trekking continues to Helambu valley via Laurebina pass (4,610 m) and then you retrace back to Syabru village then continues crossing Gosainkund pass (4610 m). Similarly, your trail continues Tharapati, Tarkeghyang, Sermathang and finally get back to Melamchi pul bazaar, subsequently get back to Kathmandu by private vehicle or by public bus.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, Transfer to Hotel of your choice, couple of hours of rest and explore around local Market Thamel.

Day 02 : whole day guided tour around historical, cultural and traditional major sites of Kathmandu Valley incuding pashupatinath temple, Boudha stupa. Swoyambhu temple, Kathmandu durbar square, Patan durbar square etc. and Preparation for trekking.

Day 03 : Approx 132 km drive from Kathmandu to syafrubesi on Private jeep, Vehicles on twisting and turning mid and high hill roads of Nepal. Drive takes around 6 7 hours to reach Syafrubesi(1435m). Overnight on good hotel of your choice.

Day 04 : Trekking starts from Syafrubesi(1435m) and ends at Lama Hotel(2470m). Along the trails are Forests of Rhododendrons, Oaks, firs and Bamboos. Trek is gentle ascend for 4 hours and steep uphill for 3 hours. Lunch at Bamboo/landslide and Lamahotel via Rimche. One can view unnamed Snowy mountain peaks while ascending.

Day 05 : Six hour trek from Lama hotel(2470m) passing through Riverside lodge, Ghodatabela checkpost, Thangsyap, Chamki, grassland and pastures to langtang Valley(3470m). Where you can meet yak and chauris of Himalayas. Chance to experience culture and traditions of Tamang.

Day 06 : 3 hours trek to Kyanjin(3784m). Rest in kyanjin gompa or explore Yak cheese factory and local area. You can hike 2 hours to reach kyanjin ri.

Day 07 : Early breakfast and hike to Tserko ri(4984m). It is around 7 8 hour round trip, packed lunch on the way and back to Kyanjin for overnight. you reach the top of ri enjoying breathtaking view of great Himalayan landscapes and Mountain peaks. From top view of Yala peak, Langsisa Ri, Langtang kirung are simply amazing.

Day 08 : Trek back to Lama hotel(2470m) Descending is easy and less time consuming. Lunch around Thangsyap(3140m). It takes 6 7 hours.

Day 09 : Trekking starts from Lama hotel toward the village thulosyabru. It is a Sherpa and Tamang village rich in culture and traditions. We descend till landslide and 2 hour uphill to the village of thulosyabru.

Day 10 : Trekking to seng gompa(3584m) passing through forests of mostly pines, Rhododendron and Bamboos. High altitude flowers and vegetation. Area is perfect for vegetation of rare and shy red pandas. It takes 7 8 hours.

Day 11 : Trek from seng gompa(3584m) to Gosainkundha(4381m). High mountain trail to the beautiful high altitude lake of Gosainkundha. Beautiful view of Langtang and Ganesh himal range is the reward for the day.

Day 12 : Hike to other high lakes and explore around Gosainkunda, it offers view of lakes and mountains and high mountain wildlife and vegetations. Rest and evening free for personal activities.

Day 13 : Trek to Ghopte(3440m) via Laurebina pass(4600m) connecting the picturesque sherpa village of Helambu region. The day trail are mostly rocky steep direct ascend and descends. Overnight camp or tea house stay at Ghopte.

Day 14 :Trek to kutumsang(2000m) walking through dense forest of huge Rhododendron, oak, firs and pine forests and teracced farmed mid lands. People living in this region are mostly Tamang, lama, Chettri, Brahmins, etc.

Day 15 : Trek to chisopani(2060m). Trek passes through paddy fields, villages forests. The panoramic view of Ganesh himal, jugal himal, Gaurishankhar, Bhairab takura, etc. adds beauty to the mid hill terraced region.

Day 16 : Trek to Sundarijal(1460m) and 1 hour drive to Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel rest or explore around markets for shopping etc.

Day 17 : Final departure from International airport to your destination or commence other program.

Please Note:

If the above schedule does not meet your needs and interest, we can design individualized travel plans based on your preferences

Trip is possible to conduct in any time if the group size has two or more pax.

 

Cost Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up / drop & transfer by private car / van/ Haice. (Depend on group size).
  • Three night´s accomodation in Kathmandu twin sharing bed and breakfast basis. 
  • Kathmandu city tours, tour guide and private car / van
  • Meals breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea & coffee during the trek (You may choose in Menu)
  • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
  • One highly experienced helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and insurance.
  • All necessary ground transportation by bus/ car/ van Trek. (We could provide you private vehicle Kathmandu to Dhunche/ Syabrubensi on your require)    
  • First aid medical kit.
  • Langtang national park permit.
  • TIMS card Fee- Trekkers´ Information Management System
  • Government taxes & office service charge.
  • All program according to itineraries on full board.
  • Rescue service arrangement in emergency case, only if your condition requires the rescue (but clients need to pay from their rescue covered Travel insurance)

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you can obtain a visa easily up on your arrival in Nepal´s airport Kathmandu)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  •  International Airfare and Airport Taxs.
  • All sightseeing entry fee.
  • Any kind of Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks (cold drinks coke/ fanta/ can juice and mineral water) (Hot drinks boiled drinking water and Hot shower)
  • Dessert chocolates personal shopping, laundry, phone call internet camera battery charging.
  • Personal trekking equipment Travel /Medical insurance and helicopter rescue, personal expenses.
  • Tips and gratitude (The Tipping is appreciated, but not mandatory)
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on price including section.